Demographics of Portage la Prairie, Manitoba

Overview
Population, 2021

13,270

-0.3%
Population, 2016: 13,304
Land area in square kilometres, 2021: 24.72
Population density per square kilometre, 2021: 536.8
Knowledge of official languages
Average total income in 2020 among recipients ($)
$46,360
Average after-tax income in 2020 among recipients ($)
$39,160
Average total income of household in 2020 ($)
$82,800
Average after-tax income of household in 2020 ($)
$69,900
Labour (25% Sample Data)
Employment rate
57.8%
Unemployment rate
7%
Participation rate
62.2%
Labour force population aged 15 years and over by NOC 2021 (25% Sample Data)
Journey to Work (25% Sample Data)
Housing (25% Sample Data)
Average value of dwellings ($)
$243,800
Average monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($)
$995
Average monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($)
$886
Population
Population, 2021 13,270
Population, 2016 13,304
Population percentage change, 2016 to 2021 -0.30%
Total private dwellings, 2021 6,109
Total private dwellings, 2016 5,794
Total private dwellings percentage change, 2016 to 2021 5.40%
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents, 2021 5,644
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents, 2016 5,576
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents percentage change, 2016 to 2021 1.20%
Land area in square kilometres, 2021 25
Population density per square kilometre, 2021 537
National population rank, 2021 331
Province/territory population rank, 2021 7
Knowledge of official languages
Total - Knowledge of languages for the population in private households - 25% sample data 12,835
Official languages 12,795
English 12,795
French 700
Non-official languages 1,825
Income
Total - Income statistics in 2020 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 10,360
Number of total income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 10,085
Average total income in 2020 among recipients ($) $46,360
Number of after-tax income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 10,085
Average after-tax income in 2020 among recipients ($) $39,160
Number of market income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 8,950
Average market income in 2020 among recipients ($) $40,640
Number of employment income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 6,940
Average employment income in 2020 among recipients ($) $42,920
Number of government transfers recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 9,260
Average government transfers in 2020 among recipients ($) $11,170
Number of employment insurance benefits recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 1,000
Average employment insurance benefits in 2020 among recipients ($) $6,940
Number of COVID-19 emergency and recovery benefits recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 2,295
Average COVID-19 emergency and recovery benefits in 2020 among recipients ($) $8,330
Total - Employment income statistics in 2020 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 10,360
Number of employment income recipients in 2020 who worked full-year full-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 3,495
Median employment income in 2020 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $54,400
Average employment income in 2020 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $61,800
Number of employment income recipients in 2020 who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 2,720
Median employment income in 2020 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $17,800
Average employment income in 2020 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $25,000
Composition of total income in 2020 of the population aged 15 years and over in private households (%) - 25% sample data 100.00%
Market income (%) 77.80%
Employment income (%) 63.70%
Government transfers (%) 22.20%
Employment insurance benefits (%) 1.50%
COVID-19 - Government income support and benefits (%) 5.50%
COVID-19 - Emergency and recovery benefits (%) 4.10%
Total - Income statistics in 2019 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 10,360
Number of total income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 9,830
Average total income in 2019 among recipients ($) $43,680
Number of after-tax income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 9,830
Average after-tax income in 2019 among recipients ($) $36,760
Number of market income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 8,835
Average market income in 2019 among recipients ($) $40,360
Number of employment income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 6,975
Average employment income in 2019 among recipients ($) $42,120
Number of government transfers recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 8,670
Average government transfers in 2019 among recipients ($) $8,410
Number of employment insurance benefits recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 780
Average employment insurance benefits in 2019 among recipients ($) $7,540
Total - Employment income statistics in 2019 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 10,360
Number of employment income recipients in 2019 who worked full-year full-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 3,500
Median employment income in 2019 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $50,800
Average employment income in 2019 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $57,850
Number of employment income recipients in 2019 who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 2,500
Median employment income in 2019 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $22,800
Average employment income in 2019 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $29,360
Composition of total income in 2019 of the population aged 15 years and over in private households (%) - 25% sample data 100.00%
Market income (%) 83.00%
Employment income (%) 68.40%
Government transfers (%) 17.00%
Employment insurance benefits (%) 1.40%
Total - Income statistics for private households - 25% sample data 5,645
Average total income of household in 2020 ($) $82,800
Average after-tax income of household in 2020 ($) $69,900
Total - Income statistics for one-person private households - 25% sample data 2,000
Average total income of one-person households in 2020 ($) $45,800
Average after-tax income of one-person households in 2020 ($) $38,520
Total - Income statistics for two-or-more-persons private households - 25% sample data 3,645
Average total income of two-or-more-person households in 2020 ($) $103,100
Average after-tax income of two-or-more-person households in 2020 ($) $87,200
Total - Income statistics for economic families in private households - 25% sample data 3,505
Average total income of economic family in 2020 ($) $102,100
Average after-tax income of economic family in 2020 ($) $86,200
Total - Income statistics for couple-only economic families in private households - 25% sample data 1,360
Average total income of couple-only economic families in 2020 ($) $95,300
Average after-tax income of couple-only economic families in 2020 ($) $79,900
Total - Income statistics for couple-with-children economic families in private households - 25% sample data 1,230
Average total income of couple-with-children economic families in 2020 ($) $132,400
Average after-tax income of couple-with-children economic families in 2020 ($) $110,200
Total - Income statistics for one-parent economic families in private households - 25% sample data 785
Average total income of one-parent economic families in 2020 ($) $67,800
Average after-tax income of one-parent economic families in 2020 ($) $60,300
Total - Income statistics for persons aged 15 years and over not in economic families in private households - 25% sample data 2,480
Average total income in 2020 ($) $44,040
Average after-tax income in 2020 ($) $37,240
Immigration and citizenship
Total - Citizenship for the population in private households - 25% sample data 12,830
Canadian citizens 12,000
Canadian citizens aged under 18 2,850
Canadian citizens aged 18 and over 9,155
Not Canadian citizens 830
Housing
Total - Private households by tenure - 25% sample data 5,645
Owner 3,670
Renter 1,970
Dwelling provided by the local government, First Nation or Indian band 0
Total - Occupied private dwellings by condominium status - 25% sample data 5,645
Condominium 285
Not condominium 5,355
Total - Occupied private dwellings by number of bedrooms - 25% sample data 5,645
No bedrooms 95
1 bedroom 700
2 bedrooms 1,470
3 bedrooms 1,940
4 or more bedrooms 1,435
Total - Occupied private dwellings by number of rooms - 25% sample data 5,645
1 to 4 rooms 1,495
5 rooms 795
6 rooms 860
7 rooms 710
8 or more rooms 1,785
Average number of rooms per dwelling 6
Total - Occupied private dwellings by period of construction - 25% sample data 5,645
1960 or before 1,915
1961 to 1980 1,985
1981 to 1990 660
1991 to 2000 385
2001 to 2005 130
2006 to 2010 180
2011 to 2015 160
2016 to 2021 225
Total - Private households by age of primary household maintainers - 25% sample data 5,645
15 to 24 years 235
25 to 34 years 880
35 to 44 years 870
45 to 54 years 910
55 to 64 years 1,040
65 to 74 years 910
75 to 84 years 505
85 years and over 295
Total - Owner and tenant households with household total income greater than zero, in non-farm, non-reserve private dwellings by shelter-cost-to-income ratio - 25% sample data 5,635
Spending less than 30% of income on shelter costs 4,680
Spending 30% or more of income on shelter costs 955
30% to less than 100% 875
Total - Owner households in non-farm, non-reserve private dwellings - 25% sample data 3,675
% of owner households with a mortgage 63.10%
% of owner households spending 30% or more of its income on shelter costs 9.70%
% in core housing need 3.00%
Median monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($) $910
Average monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($) $995
Median value of dwellings ($) $226,000
Average value of dwellings ($) $243,800
Median monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($) $880
Average monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($) $886
Education
Total - Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 10,360
No high school diploma or equivalency certificate 2,575
With high school diploma or equivalency certificate 7,780
Total - Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate for the population aged 25 to 64 years in private households - 25% sample data 6,395
No high school diploma or equivalency certificate 1,055
With high school diploma or equivalency certificate 5,340
Total - Highest certificate, diploma or degree for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 10,360
No certificate, diploma or degree 2,265
High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate 3,265
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 4,830
Postsecondary certificate or diploma below bachelor level 3,195
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 835
Non-apprenticeship trades certificate or diploma 440
Apprenticeship certificate 395
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 2,115
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 240
Bachelor’s degree or higher 1,635
Bachelor's degree 1,230
University certificate or diploma above bachelor level 130
Degree in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine or optometry 30
Master's degree 235
Earned doctorate 15
Total - Highest certificate, diploma or degree for the population aged 25 to 64 years in private households - 25% sample data 6,400
No certificate, diploma or degree 885
High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate 2,105
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 3,405
Postsecondary certificate or diploma below bachelor level 2,115
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 570
Non-apprenticeship trades certificate or diploma 325
Apprenticeship certificate 250
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 1,380
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 160
Bachelor’s degree or higher 1,290
Bachelor's degree 975
University certificate or diploma above bachelor level 105
Degree in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine or optometry 25
Master's degree 185
Earned doctorate 0
Total - Major field of study - Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) 2021 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 10,355
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 5,525
Education 475
13. Education 475
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 75
10. Communications technologies/technicians and support services 0
50. Visual and performing arts 75
Humanities 215
16. Indigenous and foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics 0
23. English language and literature/letters 20
24. Liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities 90
30A Interdisciplinary humanities 0
38. Philosophy and religious studies 25
39. Theology and religious vocations 35
54. History 35
55. French language and literature/lettersCAN 0
Social and behavioural sciences and law 345
05. Area, ethnic, cultural, gender, and group studies 0
09. Communication, journalism and related programs 45
19. Family and consumer sciences/human sciences 85
22. Legal professions and studies 50
30B Interdisciplinary social and behavioural sciences 15
42. Psychology 65
45. Social sciences 85
Business, management and public administration 885
30.16 Accounting and computer science 0
44. Public administration and social service professions 85
52. Business, management, marketing and related support services 795
Physical and life sciences and technologies 110
26. Biological and biomedical sciences 40
30.01 Biological and physical sciences 40
30C Other interdisciplinary physical and life sciences 10
40. Physical sciences 10
41. Science technologies/technicians 15
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 105
11. Computer and information sciences and support services 80
25. Library science 10
27. Mathematics and statistics 10
30D Interdisciplinary mathematics, computer and information sciences 0
Architecture, engineering, and related trades 865
04. Architecture and related services 0
14. Engineering 75
15. Engineering/engineering-related technologies/technicians 255
30.12 Historic preservation and conservation 0
46. Construction trades 230
47. Mechanic and repair technologies/technicians 235
48. Precision production 65
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 165
01. Agricultural and veterinary sciences/services/operations and related fields 160
03. Natural resources and conservation 0
Health and related fields 1,210
30.37 Design for human health 0
31. Parks, recreation, leisure, fitness, and kinesiology 45
51. Health professions and related programs 1,160
60. Health professions residency/fellowship programs 0
61. Medical residency/fellowship programs 0
Personal, protective and transportation services 370
12. Culinary, entertainment, and personal services 225
28. Military science, leadership and operational art 0
29. Military technologies and applied sciences 0
43. Security and protective services 90
49. Transportation and materials moving 55
Other 0
Total - Major field of study - Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) 2021 for the population aged 25 to 64 years in private households - 25% sample data 6,395
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 2,990
Education 280
13. Education 280
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 65
10. Communications technologies/technicians and support services 0
50. Visual and performing arts 65
Humanities 175
16. Indigenous and foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics 0
23. English language and literature/letters 20
24. Liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities 75
30A Interdisciplinary humanities 0
38. Philosophy and religious studies 15
39. Theology and religious vocations 25
54. History 40
55. French language and literature/lettersCAN 0
Social and behavioural sciences and law 285
05. Area, ethnic, cultural, gender, and group studies 0
09. Communication, journalism and related programs 30
19. Family and consumer sciences/human sciences 65
22. Legal professions and studies 50
30B Interdisciplinary social and behavioural sciences 10
42. Psychology 50
45. Social sciences 70
Business, management and public administration 645
30.16 Accounting and computer science 0
44. Public administration and social service professions 65
52. Business, management, marketing and related support services 580
Physical and life sciences and technologies 85
26. Biological and biomedical sciences 35
30.01 Biological and physical sciences 20
30C Other interdisciplinary physical and life sciences 10
40. Physical sciences 10
41. Science technologies/technicians 10
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 65
11. Computer and information sciences and support services 60
25. Library science 0
27. Mathematics and statistics 0
30D Interdisciplinary mathematics, computer and information sciences 0
Architecture, engineering, and related trades 585
04. Architecture and related services 0
14. Engineering 75
15. Engineering/engineering-related technologies/technicians 150
30.12 Historic preservation and conservation 0
46. Construction trades 145
47. Mechanic and repair technologies/technicians 145
48. Precision production 60
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 110
01. Agricultural and veterinary sciences/services/operations and related fields 105
03. Natural resources and conservation 0
Health and related fields 825
30.37 Design for human health 0
31. Parks, recreation, leisure, fitness, and kinesiology 40
51. Health professions and related programs 775
60. Health professions residency/fellowship programs 0
61. Medical residency/fellowship programs 0
Personal, protective and transportation services 275
12. Culinary, entertainment, and personal services 150
28. Military science, leadership and operational art 0
29. Military technologies and applied sciences 0
43. Security and protective services 80
49. Transportation and materials moving 45
Other 0
Labour
Total - Population aged 15 years and over by labour force status - 25% sample data 10,360
In the labour force 6,440
Employed 5,990
Unemployed 450
Not in the labour force 3,915
Participation rate 62.20%
Employment rate 57.80%
Unemployment rate 7.00%
Total - Population aged 15 years and over by work activity during the reference year - 25% sample data 10,355
Did not work 3,930
Worked 6,425
Worked full year full time 3,585
Worked part year and/or part time 2,835
Average weeks worked in reference year 42
Total - Labour force aged 15 years and over by class of worker including job permanency - 25% sample data 6,445
Class of worker - not applicable 110
All classes of workers 6,335
Employee 5,760
Permanent position 4,900
Temporary position 860
Fixed term (1 year or more) 270
Casual, seasonal or short-term position (less than 1 year) 590
Self-employed 580
Total - Labour force aged 15 years and over by occupation - Broad category - National Occupational Classification (NOC) 2021 - 25% sample data 6,445
Occupation - not applicable 110
All occupations 6,335
0 Legislative and senior management occupations 45
1 Business, finance and administration occupations 765
2 Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 175
3 Health occupations 745
4 Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services 985
5 Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 80
6 Sales and service occupations 1,765
7 Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 1,130
8 Natural resources, agriculture and related production occupations 195
9 Occupations in manufacturing and utilities 450
Total - Labour force aged 15 years and over by industry - Sectors - North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) 2017 - 25% sample data 6,445
Industry - not applicable 110
All industries 6,335
11 Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 220
21 Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction 10
22 Utilities 45
23 Construction 375
31-33 Manufacturing 715
41 Wholesale trade 100
44-45 Retail trade 760
48-49 Transportation and warehousing 285
51 Information and cultural industries 35
52 Finance and insurance 175
53 Real estate and rental and leasing 65
54 Professional, scientific and technical services 150
55 Management of companies and enterprises 0
56 Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services 310
61 Educational services 515
62 Health care and social assistance 1,305
71 Arts, entertainment and recreation 60
72 Accommodation and food services 475
81 Other services (except public administration) 245
91 Public administration 490
Journey to Work
Total - Place of work status for the employed labour force aged 15 years and over - 25% sample data 5,990
Worked at home 365
Worked outside Canada 20
No fixed workplace address 660
Usual place of work 4,950
Total - Commuting destination for the employed labour force aged 15 years and over with a usual place of work - 25% sample data 4,950
Commute within census subdivision (CSD) of residence 3,420
Commute to a different census subdivision (CSD) within census division (CD) of residence 980
Commute to a different census subdivision (CSD) and census division (CD) within province or territory of residence 520
Commute to a different province or territory 25
Total - Main mode of commuting for the employed labour force aged 15 years and over with a usual place of work or no fixed workplace address - 25% sample data 5,610
Car, truck or van 5,040
Car, truck or van - as a driver 4,525
Car, truck or van - as a passenger 515
Public transit 20
Walked 415
Bicycle 75
Other method 65
Total - Commuting duration for the employed labour force aged 15 years and over with a usual place of work or no fixed workplace address - 25% sample data 5,610
Less than 15 minutes 4,115
15 to 29 minutes 890
30 to 44 minutes 230
45 to 59 minutes 145
60 minutes and over 230
Language of Work
Total - All languages used at work for the population in private households aged 15 years and over who worked since January 1, 2020 - 25% sample data 6,870
English 6,725
French 10
Non-official language 0
Indigenous 0
Non-Indigenous 0
English and French 55
English and non-official language(s) 65
French and non-official language(s) 0
English, French and non-official language(s) 0
Multiple non-official languages 0
Total - Language used most often at work for the population aged 15 years and over who worked since January 1, 2020, in private households, 2021 Census - 25% sample data 6,870
Official languages 6,805
English 6,785
French 30
Non-official languages 0
Mobility
Total - Mobility status 5 years ago - 25% sample data 12,065
Non-movers 6,820
Movers 5,245
Non-migrants 2,250
Migrants 2,990
Internal migrants 2,485
Intraprovincial migrants 1,995
Interprovincial migrants 485
External migrants 505
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